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James Jordan and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 333rd Engineer Special Service Regiment] were...
Roy Cascio was a dispatcher for the motor pool [Annotator’s Note: for the 27th Air Supply Squadron, 27th Air Depot...
Manila [Annotator's Note: Manila, Philippines] was a very beautiful city from the outside to Herbert Yudenfriend. There...
David McKinley Blackwell served as a cook with the 30th Evacuation Hospital in the Pacific Theater. Not only did he...
[Annotator's Note: Arthur McHardy was stationed in Tientsin, China with the 1st Marine Division.] He was sent to guard...
On the way to China, the ship Raymond Loidolt was on ran into a hurricane [Annotator's Note: typhoon]. The ship was...
Henry Quinton Pike was assigned to a gun on the USS Hornet (CV-8) to transport civilians to Pearl Harbor [Annotator's...
Carl C. Bartels, M.D. [Annotator's Note: Doctor of Medicine] was part of a GROPAC Unit [Annotator's Note: GROPAC Units...
Roy Cascio only knew the atomic bombs ended the war [Annotator's Note: Nuclear weapons dropped on Hiroshima and...
Robert Mayes knew the end of the war was impending when the Germans were trying to surrender to his unit [Annotator's...
When the war in Europe ended, James B. Jones was told he would be going to Japan. The invasion was cancelled after the...
Dominic Geraci was overseas for 26 months. He stayed with the 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. He was...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Elmer Knudsen was deployed close to the Rhine River and was billeted in a private...
Norman Hatch remained on Iwo Jima for the first 18 days of the battle. He was flown off on D plus 18. Hatch flew off...
Melvin C. Whitman and the rest of the artillery [Annotator's Note: Whitman was a member of Battery L, 3rd Battalion,...
Francis Borrell was woken up early one morning and was told about the Japanese surrendering. Everyone was celebrating,...
William Leo Spaetgens was pulled out of the Navy Armed Guard in January 1945. Many men were removed from that service...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
When the GIs started pushing the Germans back [Annotator's Note: during the later stages of the Battle of the Bulge],...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
[Annotator's Note: Clifford Suthern Hayes fell ill and was sent to a hospital to recover.] Clifford Suthern Hayes was...
At the end of the battle [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan], Louis R. Lepore was brought back to the beach and given a...
Frank Campisano was told he would be in the first wave for the invasion of Japan. He departed for his old camp on...
Jimmy Doi encountered Italian fascists at San Terenzo. San Terenzo was their last big battle. They were down in a gully...
Wallace Jeffery was near the Buchenwald concentration camp when the war ended in Germany. The camp had been liberated...
Under the influence of his sister who was a nurse, Walter Oka was thinking of studying to become a laboratory...
Henry Bodson [Annotator's Note: with the 39th Field Artillery Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division] entered Germany through...
Seymour Reitman was sent to get occupation money because there was a black market thriving. He borrowed money from some...
Byron Herbert Meader was sent to Camp Shelby, Mississippi and assigned to Headquarters, 271st Infantry Regiment [...
On 25 December 1944, Christmas Day, J.M. "Jimmy" Fried, Jr., boarded the vessel that would take him to the European...
Wilford E. Hastings was sent overseas with an artillery unit [Annotator's Note: 284th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion...
Cecil Ezell McLain was aboard the battleship [Annotator's Note: USS Tennessee (BB-43)] when it bombarded and took Kiska...
James Stewart Rosenbaum heard about the surrender of Germany while he was fighting in Okinawa [Annotator's Note:...
Once, after the war had ended in Europe, a guard told Charles Slay there was a German woman he could not get rid of and...
Gerald Abbenhaus returned to the United States in July 1946. It was good that he was not able to come back right away...
One of the guard posts was a castle called Schloss Weinberg [Annotator's Note: castle in Upper Austria near Kefermarkt...

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